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Government :: Politics also Community :: Community Event
Helena Women's Rally for Democracy in Montana
12:00 PM
Women's Park
Description:
Helena Women’s Rally for Democracy in Montana
When: January 19, 2019, Noon-1pm
Where: Women’s Park (500 N. Fuller) in Downtown Helena
https://www.facebook.com/events/478610519334962/
Time: 12 Noon - 1:00
The Helena Women’s Rally for Democracy in Montana will focus on how participants can help with major progressive legislative issues (city/county, state and federal). More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/478610519334962/

Rally will have:
... Speakers
... Music
... Info/action tables with handouts with more information re legislative action -- Handouts will include:
1) information about organizations (their major/top legislative issue/issues) and
2) how they would like rally attendees to respond to that issue/issues; and
3) how the organization can best be contacted for further information and involvement)

Speakers: Speakers will briefly talk about a major legislative issue (or issues) and what they need rally participants to do to support that issue/issues (such as calling/e-mailing state, national, city/county legislators; letters to editor; e-mails; come to upcoming events such as lobby days and lobby training workshops, linking up with legislative action networks, etc.)

Whether you’re for: women’s rights, equal rights, Democracy, public access, holding leaders accountable,healthcare for all, the climate crisis or other urgent issues, we must rise together, as a state, community by community.

Whether you’re with Big Sky Rises, Our Revolution, Progressives, democratic socialists, or just tired of what’s going on, We must RISE TOGETHER MONTANA. SOLIDARITY EMPOWERMENT ACTION

We invite you to join us in the Rise Together Montana coalition -- an organization created to bring Montanans together in coordinated democracy-empowering and action-oriented events. Sponsor: Rise Together Montana -- https://www.facebook.com/groups/risetogethermontana/;
https://www.facebook.com/groups/risetogethermontana/about/

Rallies will be held in many Montana communities on January 19 (the same day as Women's Marches/ Rallies all across the country: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/third-annual-womens-march-womenswave ):

... Helena: https://www.facebook.com/events/478610519334962/, https://www.facebook.com/groups/risetogethermontana/
... Kalispell: https://www.facebookcom/events/599194387186877/, https://www.facebook.com/kalispellwomensmarch/
... Bozeman: https://www.facebook.com/WomensMarchofGallatinandParkCounty2019/
... Great Falls: https://www.facebook.com/events/1178685008960658/
...Eureka: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/third-annual-womens-march-womenswave (Zip Code 59917)

We are hoping these January 19 events will be the beginning of sustained, collaborative statewide and local actions to achieve widely-shared Montana values related to the well-being of all of Montana's people and the protection of our land and natural environment, values such as healthcare for all, fair wages for all, just and fair taxes, protection of the most vulnerable, equality for all of our citizens, a clean and healthful environment, the protection of public lands, the protection of democratic processes from subversion by dark money and voter suppression practices , and the protection of our great state and its precious people.

Learn how you can help with major city/county, state and federal progressive legislative issues. Music, speakers, informative handouts, guides to effective legislative action, opportunities to network with like-minded activists.
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Women's Park
Address: 500 N. Fuller Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-422-6303

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